Ned Tanen (1931–2009)

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Ned Tanen was born on September 20, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Ned Stone Tanen. He was a producer, known for Sixteen Candles (1984), The Breakfast Club (1985) and St. Elmo's Fire (1985). He died on January 5, 2009 in Santa Monica, California. See full bio »

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Sixteen Candles Producer
St. Elmo's Fire Producer
Mary Reilly Producer


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 1996 Mary Reilly (producer)
 1994 Cops and Robbersons (producer)
 1994 Guarding Tess (producer)
 1985 St. Elmo's Fire (executive producer)
 1985 The Breakfast Club (producer)
 1984 Sixteen Candles (executive producer)
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 1996 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Legacy of Fear (TV Movie) (special thanks)
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 1988 Talking Pictures (TV Series documentary)
- Hollywood Now (1988) ... Himself
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 2015 Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon (Documentary)
Himself - President, Universal Pictures

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There's nothing like a hit movie to make you think you're one of the chosen people. It's amazing how smart we are the morning after a hit opens. See more »


His entertainment career began with MCA in 1954. Became a talent agent, packaged TV shows and founded MCA's Uni Records, which helped launched stars such as Neil Diamond, Elton John and Olivia Newton-John. Quit at the height of his success and went independent. See more »

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